Customs and Border Protection

immigration

Steve King Is Now Blaming Undocumented Immigrants for “Influencing” Elections

The Iowa Republican cited a 12-year-old study by an alleged hate group to make his point
Gaby Del Valle
9.3.19
immigration

Mexican Smugglers Hid 4 Tons of Weed in a Truck Full of Jalapeños

Customs and Border Protection agents cracked open the truck and found a different kind of green.
Gaby Del Valle
8.19.19
immigration

Border Protection Officers Turned Away a Pregnant Migrant. Then a U.S. Senator Stepped In.

A pregnant Mexican woman suffering from a life-threatening medical complication tried to enter the U.S. to plead asylum.
Gaby Del Valle
7.29.19
immigration

Why San Antonio Had to Turn a Former Quiznos into a Hub for Migrants

Board Patrol started dropping migrants off in cities with nowhere to go after Trump ended the Obama-era policy of Safe Release.
Gaby Del Valle
7.26.19
immigration

An 18-Year-Old Citizen Has Been in Immigration Detention for a Month. It's Not the First Time.

Francisco presented his Texas ID, a Social Security card, and a small copy of his birth certificate at a CBP checkpoint
Emma Ockerman
7.23.19
guns

Border Protection Officer Had a Side Gig Selling Illegal Guns out of the Trunk of His Car

He sold at least 99 unlicensed firearms from the late 1990s until the time of his arrest in February.
Kelly Vinett
7.18.19
immigration

These Photos Show What It's Like at Overcrowded Border Patrol Stations

Two recent government reports and a clandestine video taken during a Congressional visit to one station show just how bad the conditions are.
Gaby Del Valle
7.3.19
immigration

A Congressional Tour of Border Patrol Stations Just “Went Off the Rails”

“CBP was resistant to our requests for information."
Gaby Del Valle
7.1.19
CYBER

What Happens When a US Border Protection Contractor Gets Hacked?

The government wants all the data it can get from you at the border. But what happens when a hacker shows they can’t store it safely?
Motherboard Staff
6.14.19
Hacking

Here Are Images of Drivers Hacked From a U.S. Border Protection Contractor

A license plate scanning company was hacked, and now thousands of images of drivers are on the dark web.
Joseph Cox
6.13.19
immigration

An armed militia is rounding up migrants and forcing them into border patrol custody

What you need to know about the United Constitutional Patriots.
Tess Owen
4.19.19
immigration

45-year-old Mexican migrant is the third person to die in Border Patrol custody since December

The person’s death follows the December deaths of two Guatemalan children in Border Patrol custody.
Emma Ockerman
2.19.19
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